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Morehouse Finishes Major Installation at USAF

Morehouse Finishes Major Installation at USAF Morehouse has finished installing and commissioning two Deadweight Machines (Primary Standards) at the USAF. We built this machine during the pandemic, and through all of the issues, it is now running at close to 0.0009 % using the USAF algorithm. We were told that the older machine that this […]

The 6 Core Values Morehouse Uses To Achieve Excellence

Morehouse Core Values "When we assign blame, we are pointing the finger to who or what is responsible for a fault or for wrongdoing. We are trying to make others accountable. Blaming does not solve a problem; it usually only makes people defensive."  – Catherine Pulsifer, Inspirational author Core Values Pyramid     Core values are […]

Tension Link Calibration (3 Easy Steps to Yield Repeatable Results)

Tension Link Calibration (3 Easy Steps to Yield Repeatable Results) Tension Link Calibration requires advanced knowledge of the calibration process to pass an instrument. There will be additional errors if there is any variation in the adapters used for calibration. Here at Morehouse, we have done testing using different pin sizes and adapters. Forged pins, […]

Equipment Used to Measure Force - 5 Characteristics of Great Force Equipment

Equipment Used to Measure Force - 5 Must-Have Characteristics of Great Force Equipment Equipment used to measure force is going to be made to minimize off-center loading, bending, and torsion.   To do this force, machines need to be: Plumb Level Square Rigid Free of Torsion All of the machines shown are designed with these 5 […]

What is a Load Cell? An Easy to Understand Definition

What is a Load Cell?   A load cell is a force sensor that receives a voltage (excitation) from a regulated power source (usually a digital indicator or signal conditioner) and sends back a low voltage signal (signal) when force is applied. The load cell signal is converted to a visual or numeric value by […]

What is Force? An Easy to Understand Explanation

What is Force? In his second law, Sir Isaac Newton stated that force controls motion; therefore, we must control the force if we are to control the motion. An example of force: I have an egg in my hand and want to break it by squeezing it in my hand. This egg will break at […]

10+ Great Force Units and Conversions

10+ Great Force Units and Conversions Force Units are interesting as almost anyone can do a search to find the conversions, however, are those search results always correct? We have looked at various force unit converters and decided to make a quick reference post on force units and the conversion to SI units, as well […]

#3 Best Things to Know About Cable Tensiometer or Aircraft Tension Meter Calibration

#3 Best Things to Know About Cable Tensiometer or Aircraft Tension Meter Calibration At Morehouse, we build force machines for all types of force applications including cable tensiometer calibration.  We build machines and supply cable sets for aircraft cable tension meter calibration from Pacific Scientific, Opti Mfg, and types such as T5 & T60 cable […]

The 3 Best Things to Know About Crane Scale Calibration

The 3 Best Things to Know About Crane Scale Calibration #1. What is a Crane Scale?   A crane scale is typically a load cell or a load link with strain gauges. Crane Scales typically have large openings in upper shackles and larger hooks on the bottom. Some have digital displays, and others have large […]
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